Library Events for the Next 7 Days

Coloring for Relaxation (95th)

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 3:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Relax and refresh by coloring while enjoying a cup of tea, listening to music and chatting with other adults trying to decompress. Use printed designs and various coloring media that will be provided by the library. Adults can bring their own coloring book and supplies.

Small Business Week: Writing a Business Plan at the Library(95th)

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 6:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
NOTE: location changed to: NSL     Meeting Room A
Mark Quigley, CEO of Deziner Software, and business librarian Kent Palmer will present the various steps to write a business plan, including the resources available at the library as they relate to each section of a business plan. Participants will learn how to use available software to prepare an excellent plan to manage a business that can also be presented to venture capitalists or bankers for funding requests.

English conversation groups for ESL students (NBL)

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 10:00 AM -- Naper Blvd. Library
These groups are designed to give English-as-a-second-language students a change to practice their skills in a relaxed and comfortable environment. All adult learners can attend the free groups, and one does not have to attend every session. No registration is required.

Anime Club (95th)

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 3:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
Visit the library each month to watch anime, draw manga, talk about all things anime and meet other otaku!
This program is for teens in 6th through 12th grades.

Do-It-Yourself (Craft Series) Duct Tape Wallet(NBL)

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 4:30 PM -- Naper Blvd. Library
Using duct tape, crafty teens can make an updated version of the classic Magic wallet, which magically organizes and secures contents in a wallet. Supplies and instructions will be provided. Program requires advanced registration and is limited to 15 teens. For teens in 6th through 12th grades.

Small Business Week: Goof proof Your Start-up(95th)

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 6:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
Bruce Jones, CEO of Design & Promote, will present the 25 most common Internet marketing mistakes that end up making a start-up business look unprofessional. When customers are trying to connect with a business online, the process should be easy and enjoyable - otherwise, they'll take their business elsewhere. Attendees will learn key Internet marketing strategies that can help grow and sustain a business.

Book & Cookie Club (NBL)

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 7:00 PM -- Naper Blvd. Library
Visit the library for a child-and-parent book discussion group. The child and parent/adult will read the selected book together and then attend the club's meeting to discuss it with others while enjoying a cookie or two. Each book will be chosen at the preceding meeting and listed on the library's website, The library will have multiple copies of each title available for checkout.
For children in 3rd through 5th grades. Program is limited to 15 child/parent pairs. Advanced registration is required for 95th Street library. 95th Children's Program Room 7 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 7 Monday, April 4 Monday, May 2 NBL Program Room 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 16 Wednesday, April 13 Wednesday, May 11 NIC Children's Storyroom 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 17 Thursday, April 21 Thursday, May 19

SCORE Business Roundtable at NaperLaunch

Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library
A 90 minute discussion on relevant business issues every entrepreneur faces. Get feedback and guidance from experienced fellow entrepreneurs on how to solve every-day business challenges. No business owner should walk alone. Use this group for advice and counsel that will lead to simply elegant solutions. This roundtable will focus on eCommerce businesses.